Streets to be closed during First Fridays

Submitted photo The map of downtown Xenia, showing street closures (solid line) as well as public parking options.

Greene County News Report

XENIA — Several Downtown streets will be closed 4-11 p.m. Friday, July 3 as the city celebrates Independence Day with First Fridays and the Kevin Sonnycalb Memorial Fireworks Festival.

North Detroit Street between Main and Church streets; Detroit Boulevard between East Church and Weaver streets; Edison Boulevard between Weaver Street and Park Drive; and all of North Park Drive will be closed during the events.

There are many parking lots open to the public during the events including Shawnee Elementary School; Central Middle School; Xenia Towne Square; and city lot Nos. 3, 4 and 8. Also, several businesses are making their lots available.

First Fridays is 5-9 p.m. downtown. The fireworks festival begins 4 p.m. at Shawnee Park.